News tip? Email


December 17, 2020

Don Fischer of London. died peacefully, at his home, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, at the age of 72. Beloved husband of Mary Fischer and the late Jeanne Fischer. Loving father of Laurie Raynard and Steven Fischer; and stepfather of Shannon Gregory (Chris) and the late Shelley Tighe. Proud Papa of Alex (Phil), Josh, Emma, Brielle, Ty and Owen. Caring brother of Murray (Connie), Rae (Nancy), Mary Anne (Brian), and Nancy (John). Brother-in-law of Bob (Theresa), Don (Cathy), Bill (Brenda) and Chrissie. Wonderful uncle of many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Mary and Hartley Fischer. Special friend of Shirley and Vern. He will be greatly missed by Macie, his dog; and Sadie, the cat. Don enjoyed his time at the cottage on Lake Huron where he spent countless hours working on his gardens. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed a few rum-and-cokes in the evenings. Private visitation to be held, by invite only due to COVID-19 restrictions, at the Riverside Funeral Home, 401 Albert Street, Brussels, Ontario. A graveside funeral service will be held Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at 3 p.m., at Mt Pleasant Cemetery in Ethel. Please do not attend the service if you are feeling ill. Social-distancing guidelines will be observed at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Shelley and Maggie Angel Fund through Queen Street Veterinary Services in Kincardine, in memory of Don, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Cards of sympathy and donations may be sent to Box 340, Brussels, Ontario, N0G 1H0. Condolences may be left at